Download only This Guidance reviews non-pharmacologic behavioral approaches and strategies to avoid and reduce prescribing of antipsychotics whenever possible for older adults with dementia and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Publication ID PEP19-INAPPUSE-BR Publication Date April 2019 Last Reviewed April 2019 Format Guidelines or Manual Download Guidance on Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics PDF 368.85 KB Find Related Information Audience Family & Advocates Policymakers Professional Care Providers Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers Public Health Professionals Researchers Population Group Older Adults as Population Group You May Also Be Interested In Suicide Prevention Dialogue with Consumers and Survivors: From Pain to Promise This resource recaps a meeting involving survivors of suicide attempts, health care professionals, researchers, and policymakers. The group discussed factors in recovery and suicide prevention, and developing recommendations to enhance dialogue and improve services around this issue. TIP 38: Integrating Substance Abuse Treatment and Vocational Services This manual offers practice guidelines and recommendations for integrating employment services into substance use disorder treatment. It also provides information about funding, policy, and legal issues. TIP 47: Substance Abuse: Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment This manual helps clinicians design and implement intensive outpatient treatment programs for people living with substance use disorder conditions. It discusses cultural competence and approaches, use of 12-step programs, cognitive behavioral therapy, and therapeutic communities. Tips for College Students: After a Disaster or Other Trauma This fact sheet helps college students cope with disasters and other traumatic events. It describes normal reactions to trauma, and emphasizes the importance of talking about feelings. Results from the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Mental Health Findings This report presents national estimates of mental illness and mental health services used among people ages 12 and older. It also presents data related to co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders. Take Action Against Hepatitis C This comic book presents basic information about hepatitis C for people living with mental illness or substance use disorders. It uses plain language and a simple cartoon style to explain what hepatitis C is, how to avoid it, the screening process, and treatment options.